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This Simple Test Could Save Your Life

Colon Cancer Test

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and at Associates in Digestive Health, our main goal is education. Although it is a part of our daily life as a practice specializing in the overall health of your digestive system, we do recognize that not everyone thinks about colorectal...

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Are My Stomach Pains Serious, Or Just Passing?

Stomach Pains

For some, the onset of stomach issues can be sudden and quick. You feel a pain in your stomach, need to rush to the restroom, you might have a one-time case of diarrhea, and then you can get back to your normal routine. For others, dealing with stomach pains and diarrhea may very well be a...

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Talking About Healthy Alcohol Consumption

Unhealthy Alcohol

Alcohol may or may not be something that you discuss with your doctor. Even if the yearly checkup or physical brings the standard question, “Do you drink alcohol?,” patients aren’t always too forthcoming about how much they imbibe. Researchers are now beginning to say that it should not be an...

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Don’t Let Digestive Struggles Take Over Your Life

Ibd Awareness

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a term you might hear frequently on TV commercials advertising various prescription drugs available to help manage this condition of the GI tract. What you might not realize, unless you’re one of the millions of Americans who have the disease, is that IBD is an...

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Know Your Risk for Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness 10 45 35 Pm

Pancreatic cancer affects more than 55,000 men and women in the United State each year. Yet, this particular kind of cancer is extremely difficult to detect early. In most cases, pancreatic cancer is only diagnosed after the cancer has spread to other organs. The American Cancer Society predicted...

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